Longfellow Elementary School

45th/Calhoun Sts, Gary, IN 46408 | (219) 923-7004
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 405
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Kollross Charles
  • Fax: (219) 923-7103
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Lake Ridge Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,831
  • Graduation Rate: 60.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.5
  • Enrolled Students: 2,122

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 405
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 177 (43.7%)
  • Females: 180 (44.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (9.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 300 (74.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 337 (83.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Longfellow Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.5%
Black389.4%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic7819.3%
White23457.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Longfellow Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7217.8%
1st Grade7518.5%
2nd Grade7217.8%
3rd Grade5613.8%
4th Grade7819.3%
5th Grade5212.8%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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